The initial line-up for the 2009 amphitheatre season at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ, has been released. Tickets go on sale on May 2 at 9:30 a.m. exclusively through Live Nation ticketing. The PNC Bank Arts Center is owned by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and operated by Live Nation.

There is a six-ticket limit, six-show limit per person on the first day of sales only. Throughout the season, special four-pack pricing will be offered on select shows. The PNC Bank Arts Center box office will be open 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the beginning of on-sales on May 2. The box office will be closed on May 3-4.

Wristbands for the May 2 on-sale will be given out on May 1 from 12 to 4 p.m. for use on May 2. Patrons with wristbands will have priority purchasing on May 2. Each person is entitled to one wristband only. PNC staff must place the wristband on the wrist of the person who will be purchasing the tickets.

Wristbands will be attached upon pick-up and may not be removed until tickets are purchased. Any transferred, broken or tampered with wristband will be voided. It is recommended that patrons with wristbands arrive one hour prior to the on-sale in order to secure their designated placement.

Each ticket purchased for events at the venue includes a $6 facility and parking fee. A 25-cent donation is also added per ticket to benefit the Garden State Arts Foundation.

Box office hours of operation for the remainder of the season are Tuesday through Friday, 12 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 12 to 4 p.m. The box office is closed each Sunday and Monday if there is no performance, but hours are extended until 9 p.m. on show nights.

The PNC Bank Arts Center introduces on-going fan appreciation contests this season, wherein fans at each show are selected at random to win VIP access, concession cards, seating upgrades and more. The venue will also continue to offer the designated indoor “Parent Zone,” where parents can wait for their children during concerts.

PNC Bank Arts Center schedule:
(Acts are subject to change.)

May 29 George Strait, Blake Shelton, Julianne Hough
June 6 Nine Inch Nails & Jane’s Addiction, Street Sweeper
June 13 New Kids on the Block, Jabbawockeez
June 18 Toby Keith, Trace Adkins
June 19 The Fray, Jack’s Mannequin, Richard Swift
June 24 REO Speedwagon, Styx, .38 Special
June 25 Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker
June 27 311, Ziggy Marley, The Expendables
July 1 Dep Leppard, Poison, Cheap Trick
July 8 Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cross Canadian Ragweed
July 11 Judas Priest, Whitesnake
July 21 Nickelback, Papa Roach, Hinder, Saving Abel
August 6 Snoop Dogg, Slightly Stoopid, Steven Marley, Mickey Avalon
August 7 Incubus, The Duke Spirit
August 11 Crosby, Stills & Nash
August 15 Beatstock
August 18 Crue Fest 2: Motley Crue, Godsmack, Theory of a Deadman, Drowning Pool, Charm City Devils
August 19 The Allman Brothers Band, The Doobie Brothers
August 22 Loggins & Messina, Poco featuring Richie Furay
September 12 Aerosmith, ZZ Top

Last Updated on April 29, 2009